David Wojnarowicz <br/>
<em>Untitled (ACT UP)</em> 1990<br/>
© Courtesy of the Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P·P·O·W, New York

Hear Dr Ted Gott, Senior Curator, International Art, NGV (he/him) and queer Ngarigo artist and community health worker Peter Waples-Crowe (he/they) reflect on the emergence of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and its enduring impact on the queer and LGBTQIA+ community. Gott describes the development of his ground-breaking 1994 exhibition at the National Gallery of Australia, Don’t Leave Me This Way: Art in the Age of AIDS. Waples-Crowe discusses the centrality of his intersectional identity as a queer, Indigenous person to his artistic practice, and his experiences as a community health worker.

Session one: Queer People Archiving Their Histories
Session two: The Legacy of David McDiarmid
Session three: HIV/AIDS Activism, Then and Now
Session four: Landmark LGBTQ+ Exhibitions in Australia

Image: David Wojnarowicz Untitled (ACT UP) 1990 (detail), diptych. © Courtesy of the Estate of David Wojnarowicz and P·P·O·W, New York.

Presented in collaboration with the Australian Queer Archives
with special thanks to the Victorian Pride Centre

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